Pope Francis to issue apostolic letter on ministry of catechist
CNA Staff, May 5, 2021 / 06:20 am America/Denver (CNA). Pope Francis will issue an apostolic letter next week on the ministry of catechist. The Holy See press office said May 5 that the papal letter, issued motu proprio (“on his own impulse”), would be presented at a press conference …
Pope Francis admits women to ministries of lector and acolyte in new motu proprio
by Courtney Mares Vatican City, Jan 11, 2021 / 04:05 am MT (CNA).- Pope Francis issued a motu proprio Monday changing canon law to allow women to serve as lectors and acolytes. In the motu proprio “Spiritus Domini,” issued on Jan. 11, the pope changed canon 230 § 1 of …
Pope Francis appoints first lay head of Roman Curia’s disciplinary commission
Vatican City, Jan 8, 2021 / 05:20 am MT (CNA).- Pope Francis appointed on Friday the first lay head of the Roman Curia’s disciplinary commission. The Holy See press office announced on Jan. 8 that the pope had named Vincenzo Buonomo, rector of the Pontifical Lateran University in Rome, as …
Pope Francis Prayer Intentions for October
The Laity’s Mission in the Church We pray that by the virtue of baptism, the laity, especially women, may participate more in areas of responsibility in the Church.